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Sally Morgan

Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy

School of Health Sciences, Division of Language & Communication Science

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Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Background

Background

Sally is a Speech and Language Therapist with expertise of working with children and young people with complex special educational and healthcare needs. She joined the School of Health Sciences in 2014 as a Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy. She completed her PGCert in Academic Practice in 2015 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Sally has worked as a Speech and Language Therapist in London for 19 years. She specialises in working with children with complex needs across the age range. Her work has included support regarding eating and drinking difficulties (dysphagia), alternative and augmentative communication (AAC), Autism and a range of neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is a registered Makaton regional tutor.

Sally is a committee member of the UK Swallowing Research Group (UKSRG) and a RCSLT Research Champion..

Qualifications

  1. MSc Psychology and Health, City University London, London, United Kingdom, Sep 2012 – Aug 2013
  2. BMedSci (Hons) Speech Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, Sep 1991 – Jul 1995
  3. PGCert in Academic Practice, City University London, London, London, United Kingdom

Fellowships

  1. , Higher Education AcademyJun 2016 – present

Memberships of Professional Organisations

  1. British Academy of Childhood Disability, Mar 2017 – present
  2. UK Swallowing Research Group, Feb 2014 – present
  3. Health Care Professions Council, Oct 2013 – Sep 2017
  4. Council for Allied Health Professions Research, Jan 2013 – present
  5. Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, Aug 1995 – Mar 2015

Research

Research areas

Sally has carried out research into healthcare professionals views on supporting families to decide about gastrostomy tube feeding.

She supervises a range of student research projects, often cross-disciplinary, including dietetics and physiotherapy.

Research Students

Name
MSc SLT conversion students
Thesis Title
Evaluation of Mealtime Advice Mats in Special Schools & Adult Learning Disability Services
Role
1st Supervisor
Name
BSc Students
Thesis Title
Use of Mealtime Advice Mats within special schools & SLT student experiences of multidisciplinary working/learning
Name
MRes student
Thesis Title
Quality of movement in children with Cerebral Palsy following dorsal rhizotomy surgery

Publications

Journal Article

  1. Norburn, K., Levin, A., Morgan, S. and Harding, C. (2016). A survey of augmentative and alternative communication used in an inner city special school. British Journal of Special Education, 43(3), pp. 289–306. doi:10.1111/1467-8578.12142.

Poster

  1. Morgan, S., Hurt, C. and Craig, G. Parental decision making and gastrostomy: Professional’s awareness of conflict and strategies for support. European Academy of Childhood Disability Conference 2014, 2015.

Education

MSc Advanced Practise Speech Language Comm.

Teaching
HCM007 & HCM023 Dysphagia modules

PG Dip Speech & Language Therapy

Module Lead - SLM010 Professional Studies

Teaching
SLM004 Speech Communication and Swallowing Disabilities - dysphagia
SLM005 Professional Studies - clinical tutor
SLM009 Language, cognition and communication disabilities - learning disability
SLM010 Professional Studies - clinical tutor

BSc Speech & Language Therapy

SL1004 Social Context
SL1006 Professional Studies
SL2005 Speech Communication and Swallowing Disabilities - dysphagia SL3003 Language, cognition and communication disabilities - learning disability

Other Activities

Editorial Activity

  1. Journal of Enabling Technologies,
    Research in Developmental Disabilities
    , Reviewer for, 2016 – present.

Events/Conferences (2)

  1. UKSRG 2016 Conference. London (2016).
    Description: Joint lead of Ethics workshop
  2. Parental decision making and gastrostomy: professionals' awareness of conflict and strategies for support. Poster presentation. European Academy of Childhood Disability. Vienna (2014).

Other (2)

  1. UKSRG committee member
    Submits to 'In the journals' for RCSLT Bulletin
  2. Sally is the co-lead for City Health within the Division of Language and Communication Science. She offers the Makaton Foundation Workshop through City Health, a signing and symbol system for people with communication difficulties.
    http://www.city.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/makaton-foundation-workshop

Find us

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

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